ADVERTISEMENT

Son murders father over land

A young man in Sri Lanka has killed his father during an argument over property and land.

A Sri Lankan man has been arrested for killing his 50-year-old father over a disagreement over property.

The younger man, according to Emirate247, hit the father on the head with a rod and then used a kitchen knife to slit the man's throat.

The Aranayake police division said the son had hit the father with a pole and when he fell on the ground, he had cut down the victim’s neck with a knife to death.

The victim has identified as Sellaih Sivegnanasundarama, was watering plants in his home alongside his wife when an argument broke out between him and his wife and his son who was inside the house, upon hearing the commotion, came out and promptly hit the father with a pole thinking that the he was yelling at him. Thereafter he slashed the man’s neck with a knife.

ADVERTISEMENT

Police said that they have arrested the suspect and revealed that there had been a dispute between the father and the son over land for some time.

Aranayake police, while conducting investigations, has made arrangements to produce the suspect before Mawanella magistrate court.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

5 beautiful Nigerian celebrity weddings that are simply unforgettable

5 beautiful Nigerian celebrity weddings that are simply unforgettable

How big wedding ceremonies became the most attractive option for Nigerians

How big wedding ceremonies became the most attractive option for Nigerians

Tensions soar as journalist gets injured during Finance Bill demos

Tensions soar as journalist gets injured during Finance Bill demos

African Championships: Ese Brume wins Nigeria's third GOLD as 400m sensations Ogazi and Joseph cop bronze medals

African Championships: Ese Brume wins Nigeria's third GOLD as 400m sensations Ogazi and Joseph cop bronze medals

Shehu Sani alleges plot by northern politicians visiting Buhari to unseat Tinubu

Shehu Sani alleges plot by northern politicians visiting Buhari to unseat Tinubu

Biodun Stephen's 'Muri and Ko' with Kunle Remi leads Nollywood films at the box office

Biodun Stephen's 'Muri and Ko' with Kunle Remi leads Nollywood films at the box office

Here are 7 reasons more women contract HIV/AIDS than men

Here are 7 reasons more women contract HIV/AIDS than men

Infinix XClub partners with I-Fitness for an exciting fitness event

Infinix XClub partners with I-Fitness for an exciting fitness event

Nigerians told to avoid locally made kunu, zobo amid cholera outbreak

Nigerians told to avoid locally made kunu, zobo amid cholera outbreak

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT